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Enugu State Government Allowed Us Use The Stadium Without Cost – Pastor Adeboye
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Enugu State Government Allowed Us Use The Stadium Without Cost – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), #Pastor E. A. Adeboye @PastorEAAdeboye, speaks on his pleasant experience and the hospitality extended to him by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi during his visit to Enugu State, on Sunday... "On arriving the Akanu Ibiam Airport of the ancient coal city of Enugu, it was to my greatest surprise that the Governor, His Excellency Governor Lawrence Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi was there to welcome me. To honour his invitation, we headed to the state house and then to the Crusade with my children in the Region under the Regional Headquarters of RCCG in Enugu State. "Due to the kindness of His Excellency we were allowed to use the Nnamdi Azikwe stadium for our crusade at no cost and without any special appeal. "It is my most sincere p...
CAN Lauds Nsukka Professors, Ugwuanyi’s Friends For Paying ₦27.3M Hospital Bills
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CAN Lauds Nsukka Professors, Ugwuanyi’s Friends For Paying ₦27.3M Hospital Bills

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Enugu State chapter has commended the Association of Nsukka Professors and friends of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for keeping faith with the governor’s long-held tradition of celebrating his birthday, by paying huge hospital bills of discharged indigent patients in the state and other humanitarian gestures, on behalf of the governor. The Nsukka Professors in collaboration with friends of Gov. Ugwuanyi, voluntarily paid hospital bills of discharged indigent patients in both federal and state-owned health institutions in Enugu State as well as faith-based organizations, totaling over N27.3 million, to commemorate the governor’s 57th birthday. According to the President of Association of Nsukka Professors, Prof. Osita Okanya, the association...
NBC Intervenes In Ebonyi, Enugu Boundary Crisis
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NBC Intervenes In Ebonyi, Enugu Boundary Crisis

National Boundary Commission (NBC) yesterday held sensitization campaign to enlighten Ebonyi and Enugu States on demarcation of boundaries between the states to prevent further clashes by the neighbouring states There had been boundary disputes in Ishielu/ Isi-uzo, Ishielu/Nkanu- East, Onicha/Nkanu East, Ohaozara/Aninri, Ohaozara/Nkanu East, Ivo/Aniniri, Ivo/Awgu of the two states which had led to loss of lives and destruction of properties. However, NBC resolved to demarcate the boundaries following commitments from both sides for a peaceful coexistence. As part of the peace initiative, emplacement of the main pillar along the 94 kilometers consensus area which would commence on 22nd March, 2021 and last for a period of 90 days across the boundary locations of Ebonyi and Enugu Stat...
Enugu EndSARS Panel Commences Sitting To Determine Compensation For Victims
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Enugu EndSARS Panel Commences Sitting To Determine Compensation For Victims

Sequel to the approval of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, the Office of the State Head of Service, on Monday, commenced a three-week training for civil servants in the area of Information Communication Technology (ICT). Declaring the training open, the State Head of Service, Mr. Ken Chukwuegbo, disclosed that the essence of the exercise was to enhance the intellectual ability of the civil servants to meet up with the demands of modern administrative engagements. Mr. Chukwuegbo pointed out that "to get a civil service knowledge-based society; training is utmost", stressing that “for any government to be successful, it requires the inputs of civil servants”. The Head of Service therefore commended Gov. Ugwuanyi for being in the vanguard of changing the face of the civi...
Veteran Nollywood Actress, Louisa Nwobodo Is Dies At 78
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Veteran Nollywood Actress, Louisa Nwobodo Is Dies At 78

Veteran Nollywood actress, Louisa Nwobodo has died shortly after collapsing in Enugu state. It was gathered that Louisa Nwobodo had collapsed on Sunday, September 13, in her car at St. Mulumbas Catholic Church, New Haven, Enugu. After the ugly incident, she was hurriedly taken to the hospital where she was confirmed dead by physicians. Her remains have been deposited at the morgue pending the conclusion of her burial arrangement. She was 78. Before her death, she has featured in many Nigerian epic movies like Johnbull and RoseKate among others, hence, carving a name for herself in the industry. May her soul rest in peace!!!
Court Restrains Enugu Health Workers From Embarking On Strike Action
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Court Restrains Enugu Health Workers From Embarking On Strike Action

The Enugu Division of the National Industrial Court has issued Interim Orders restraining the leadership and members of the Enugu State chapters of: -The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives -The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria -The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), respectively, from embarking on any strike/industrial action, pending the hearing and determination of Motions on Notice for Interlocutory Injunctions already filed separately by the Enugu State Government, on August 24, 2020. The court also made an Order of Interim Injunction restraining the members of the affected three bodies “or any other persons however so called or described acting under the instructions, direction or mandate of the Defendants from embar...
EFCC Arrests 7 Yahoo Boys In Enugu
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EFCC Arrests 7 Yahoo Boys In Enugu

The Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested seven internet fraudsters. They are: Ebere Tochukwu; Onuh Harrison; Christian Ogbonna; Ojobo Kingsley, Eze Charles, Princewill Nwalu and Ekene Ibekaku . They were arrested at Loma Linda Extension Enugu, Enugu State. Their arrest followed intelligence signalling them as a syndicate of fraudsters that specialise in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, especially foreigners through the internet. Items recovered from the suspected fraudsters include : three exotic cars: Lexus ES 350, Benz C300 and a Toyota Camry. Other incriminating materials recovered from them are several mobile phones and laptops. The suspects have given useful information in the course of interrogation and wi...
Ghanaian man pours hot water on his breastfeeding wife’s breast in Enugu
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Ghanaian man pours hot water on his breastfeeding wife’s breast in Enugu

A Ghanaian man, Emmanuel Opoku, has been arrested by men of the Enugu state police command for allegedly pouring hot water on the breasts of his nursing wife.   A women-based non-profit organization, WomenAids Collective WACOL who shared the sad story online, said the nursing mother with a three-month-old baby, was allegedly assaulted by Opoku after she asked him for money to purchase some food items. The group said Mr Opoku has been arrested and will be charged to court on Monday, July 14 while the battered wife has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving medical attention.   On the 9th day of July 2020, a good Samaritan reported to WACOL that one Mr. Emmanuel Opoku, a Ghanaian who lives in Nigeria has been torturing and abusing his wife Mrs. K. WACOL quic...
Enugu state House of Assembly member, Chijioke Ugwueze dies
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Enugu state House of Assembly member, Chijioke Ugwueze dies

Honorable Chijioke Ugwueze, the lawmaker representing Isi-Uzo Constituency in the Enugu State House of Assembly, has died. Ugwueze, 49, died on Friday, June 19 after suffering a heart failure. According to family sources, the late Ugwueze who was hypertensive, woke up on Friday morning complaining he had malaria symptoms. He was rushed to a private hospital in Enugu and was later transferred to Enugu state Teaching Hospital Parklane, where he died in the evening. Until his death, late Ugwueze was the chairman of the House Committee on Transport. His death comes three days after the death of the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Chief Patrick Omeje.
Triplet Brothers Marry Triplet Sisters In Enugu State (Photos)
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Triplet Brothers Marry Triplet Sisters In Enugu State (Photos)

Nigerians in Enugu state have beheld a rare occasion after triplet brothers got married to triplet sisters in the state. The event took place over the weekend in Ngwo. Photos from the rare occasion is now going viral after hitting the Internet yesterday, June 7th. The triplet brothers, Kenechukwu, Chinedu and Chukwuebuka, got married to triplet sisters, Okwuoma, Dumalu, and Chinwe and the occasion was witnessed by intimate family and friends. The brides who are not identical, all rocked white ball gowns, while the grooms all rocked navy blue suits. Facebook user, Diva Anita Brown wrote; The Triplets walked down the aisle in grand style. Congratulations � to them...����� Chinedu Weds Dumalu, Chukwuebuka Weds Okwuoma. Kenechukwu Weds Chinwe. As we celebrate this s...
Ooni Of Ife Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi For Been A Wonderful Leader, Donates Fumigation Equipments To Enugu
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Ooni Of Ife Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi For Been A Wonderful Leader, Donates Fumigation Equipments To Enugu

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunlusi, Ojaja II, in a statement on Thursday has extolled the leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, describing him as a “wonderful” leader whose hospitality is second to none. Oba Adeyeye made this known through his delegation who represented him at the Government House, Enugu, to deliver four modular motorized fumigators donated by him to the Enugu State government, as part of his contributions to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. Presenting the equipment, leader of the delegation, Princess Fadekemi Fadojutimi, thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi “for the hospitality he has shown to us”, disclosing that the Imperial Majesty’s decision to donate the fumigators was borne out ...
COVID-19: Enugu Approves Assurance Package For Doctors, Other Health Workers
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COVID-19: Enugu Approves Assurance Package For Doctors, Other Health Workers

In furtherance of his resolve to strengthen the state’s response to Corona Virus Disease pandemic, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the immediate provision of Group Life/Group Personal Accident Assurance Policy for all medical doctors in the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu. In a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, the assurance package is also extended to all doctors in the State Ministry of Health and all other health workers. Other beneficiaries, according to the statement, include fire fighters, staff of Enugu State Emergency Management Agency and all those involved in other essential services. Prof. Ortuanya added that Gov. Ugwuanyi is hopeful this good...
Another American Flies Down To Enugu To Marry His Love
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Another American Flies Down To Enugu To Marry His Love

Just days after social media was agog with news that a 53-year-old American was in Kano to marry her 23-year-old lover, Another American has embarked on that journey to marry a bride in Enugu. The man, Richard Stewart tied the knot with an indigene of Enugu state, Precious Destiny. Her Husband husband hails from the US state of Hawaii based in the pacific. The couple revealed their love began on social media with simple exchanges of “Hi”, but with time blossomed over the three year periods that they got to know each other online. See the pictures of their beautiful wedding below:
Enugu Host Fund Raising Dinner For Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup
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Enugu Host Fund Raising Dinner For Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has applauded the leadership qualities of the First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, in promoting and identifying with persons with disability, through sports. Gov. Ugwuanyi who spoke during the dinner organized by the Para Powerlifting Federation, under the Patronship of Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, to raise funds for the "Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup", coming up in February, in Abuja, described the President’s wife as “a pacesetter”. The governor expressed gratitude to Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, who is the Grand Patron of the “Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup”, for nominating Enugu State to participate in the fund raising dinner as the host. Reiterating his administration’s commitment to the wellbeing of the people including...
Actress Rechael Okonkwo appointed as Ambassador on Youth Development in Enugu State by Governor Ugwuanyi
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Actress Rechael Okonkwo appointed as Ambassador on Youth Development in Enugu State by Governor Ugwuanyi

Actress, Rechael Okonkwo has been appointed as the Ambassador on Youth Development in Enugu State by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The excited actress took to Instagram to share the good news with her fans alongside sharing photos of herself posing side by side with the Enugu State governor as he presented the appointment letter to her. She wrote in her caption: 'I’m overwhelmed and glad to inform you that I have been appointed the ENUGU STATE AMBASSADOR ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT by the state Governor, His excellency IFEANYI LAWRENCE UGWUANYI (GBURUS). 'I’m humbled that my state found me worthy to represent them and I promise to do my utmost best towards creating a positive impact in the lives of Youth and the people of Enugu State at large.'
Photos From Nollywood Actress, Chizzy Alichi’s Traditional Wedding
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Photos From Nollywood Actress, Chizzy Alichi’s Traditional Wedding

Nollywood actress, Chizzy Alichi is officially off the single ladies market. The Enugu State born movie star has been snatched by a man who loves her so dearly. On saturday, December 7, Chizzy Alichi had her Traditional marriage at the hometown in Enugu State and her celebrity colleagues turned up in their numbers to show her support. Judy Austin, Eve Esin, Iheoma Nancy, Patience Ozokwor and lots others were part of those spotted at the grand ceremony. It would be recalled that few days ago, Chizzy released her pre-wedding photos and they look so romantic, and as well got some of her unmarried colleagues so envious. The leggy movie star had announced that she’s in love and can’t wait to be addressed as a Mrs, before the end of 2019.
UNN To Host Conference On Witchcraft
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UNN To Host Conference On Witchcraft

The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, will host a conference on witchcraft between November 26 and November 27. The conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. A notice of the event seen by TheCable listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State University, as the keynote speaker. It also said Charles Igwe, UNN vice-chancellor, is the chief host, while Egodi Uchendu, director, B.I.C Ijomah centre for policy and research, is the host. The Merriam Webster Dictionary described witchcraft as the use of sorcery or magic.
Enugu State Buys 100 Innoson Vans For Nigerian Police
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Enugu State Buys 100 Innoson Vans For Nigerian Police

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State at the Government House, Enugu on Tuesday handed over sixty five (65) patrol vans to the state command of the Nigeria Police Force to aid its security operations. The sixty five (65) patrol vans were among the 100 units of Innoson vehicles recently purchased by Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration to assist the security agencies in the state to effectively discharge their duties to enhance the peace, security and development. Gov. Ugwuanyi who had earlier unveiled the vehicles to journalists at the Government House, Enugu, explained that the 100 units of the patrol vans will be handed over to Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, among others. The governor added that another 260 vehicles as well as motor...
Detractors Are Out To Destabilise Peace, Tranquility In Enugu – Nwodo
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Detractors Are Out To Destabilise Peace, Tranquility In Enugu – Nwodo

The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has decried “the growing tendency of some detractors of Enugu State Government,” who he said “are out to destabilise the peace and tranquility in Enugu State that earned it the sobriquet of the most peaceful state in the country”. Chief Nwodo was reacting to the unfortunate death of Mrs. Regina Mba, who was found dead in a farmland in Nchatancha Nike, in Enugu East Local Government Area. In a statement, weekend, by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Emeka Attamah, Nwodo” “enjoined the state government not to be distracted by enemies of progress, but to continue to carry out measures it has put in place to secure lives and property in the state”. The President General called on security agencie...
Two men arrested for generating fake bank alerts in Anambra
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Two men arrested for generating fake bank alerts in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two men notorious for defrauding traders in the state using fake bank alerts.   Haruna Mohammed, the state police command spokesperson, in a statement released, said the men, Eko Charles, 25, and Rabiu Idris, 24, both from Gariki, Enugu state, were arrested in August 1st following inteligence report. Haruna says the suspects who specialise in defrauding innocent traders by generating fake bank payment alerts, went to the shop of one Godwin Chukwu of No. 59 Zik Avenue, Awka on July 31st to buy television sets. They fraudulently generated and sent fake SMS alert for the payment of N200,000 to his phone and he released two 43 inch Television sets oblivious of their fraudulent act.   The criminals went to the same shop the ...
Reverend Father murdered by unknown persons in Enugu
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Reverend Father murdered by unknown persons in Enugu

The Catholic Diocese of Enugu state has been thrown into mourning as one of its resident priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, was killed by unknown gunmen along the Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu on Thursday night, August 1st.   Fr. Offu was until his death the parish priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka.   Details of how he was murdered is still sketchy but the matter has since been reported to the police. His friends have since taken to Facebook to mourn him. See their posts and photos of the deceased below.  
ESUT Lecturer Punishes Students For Making Noise While He Was Making Call
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ESUT Lecturer Punishes Students For Making Noise While He Was Making Call

A 300l student of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT has taken to his WhatsApp status to express how surprised he was after a lecturer asked the whole class to kneel down for making noise while the lecturer was making a phone call in the class. The said lecturer is the Head of Department (HOD), Engineering Faculty. According to one of the the student present in the class, he took to his WhatsApp status to express the shock. Narrating the incident to JTCBLOG metro, the student explained as thus: Our HOD was in the class lecturing us Nd his phone rang,We were making noise whilst he was still on call, after the call he told us to kneel down.
The Police Deny Reported Chasing Out Of Herdsmen In Enugu, Threaten Sanction
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The Police Deny Reported Chasing Out Of Herdsmen In Enugu, Threaten Sanction

The Police in Enugu State have described the reported chasing away of some herdsmen from Enugu community as the handiwork of mischief makers, vowing to bring such persons to book. DAILY POST reports that this was contained in a statement issued Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, SP Ebere Amaraizu. A video had surfaced online, with a claim that herders were chased away from Nenwe in Nkanu, Enugu State. But Amaraizu, in the statement, declared that no such incident happened in the State. The statement read: “The Enugu State command of the Nigeria police force wishes to inform members of the public that its attention has been drawn to information in existence that large herd of cows and some herders were escorted peacefully out of nenwe, Aninr...
Nigerian Air Force Denies Report Of Helicopters “Dropping Weapons For Herdsmen In Enugu
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Nigerian Air Force Denies Report Of Helicopters “Dropping Weapons For Herdsmen In Enugu

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) denies report of helicopters "dropping weapons for Fulani herdsmen in the forest area of Akwuke Community in Enugu South LGA of Enugu State".. ... Says the report was false and "deliberately misleading and obviously concocted by the writer to cause disaffection and incite negative, divisive emotions". The statement from NAF reads: "PRESS RELEASE FALSE REPORTS OF AIRCRAFT DELIVERING ITEMS IN AKUKWE FOREST AREA OF ENUGU STATE 1. The attention of Headquarters Ground Training Command (HQ GTC) Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Enugu has been drawn to a story being circulated by some mischievous, misguided elements purporting that NAF helicopters were being used to “drop” weapons for Fulani herdsmen in the forest area of Akwuke Community in Enugu South Local Go...
UNN Student Commits Suicide For This Reason
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UNN Student Commits Suicide For This Reason

A 25-year-old final year Religion and Culture student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka has committed suicide by drinking a poisonous substance.  Samuel Elias took the drastic step on Monday, June 17, 2018, around 5.30pm at their Justina Eze Street, Nsukka residence in Enugu State. According to his mom, Mrs. Kate Elias, who is the staff of off the institution, she discovered that the mood of her first child was bad when she got home from work on the said day. She said he was staggering when he went to collect a bottle of coke from the fridge. “I followed him immediately to his room and started talking to him but he could not respond. When I looked closely, his teeth had tightened up. As I looked around, I saw an empty sniper bottle. At this point, I raised alarm and my other ...
Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects, Recover Arms In Nsukka
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Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects, Recover Arms In Nsukka

The Police in Enugu State says it has arrested two notorious armed robbery suspects and recovered arms as part of efforts to curb criminal activities in the state. The command said that it recovered one locally-made chief revolver pistol with five 9mm ammunition. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Friday in Enugu that the suspects were arrested on May 22. Amaraizu noted that the Command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the suspects believed to be terrorising residents in Nsukka and parts of the state, after receiving intelligent information about their nefarious activities. He named the suspects as Chinwoku Nwodo,18, residing at 2 Ameze Street, Nsukka, and Bennet Udoka, 24, residing at ETS, Ehamufu in Isi-Uzo Local Gove...
Pre-inauguration Service: No State Is As Peaceful As Enugu – Archbishop Chukwuma
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Pre-inauguration Service: No State Is As Peaceful As Enugu – Archbishop Chukwuma

 The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has expressed gratitude to God for the peace, unity and good governance being enjoyed in Enugu State under the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. Archbishop Chukwuma who maintained that “no state in Nigeria is as peaceful as Enugu State”, also thanked God for the peaceful general election in the state and successful first term of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration, declaring that God is in control of his second term. The Archbishop spoke at the Government House, Enugu, on Sunday during the inter-denominational Christian service organized by the state government as part of the activities marking the 2nd term inauguration of Gov. Ugwuanyi and his deputy, Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Eze...
Police Recover Edo Girl Sold For N850,000
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Police Recover Edo Girl Sold For N850,000

The Edo State police command has recovered Christabel Omokpia in Enugu State who was sold for N850,000 by an orphanage in Rivers State. Christabel was two years old when she and her sister, Amanda, were stolen away from Utesi village in Ovia North East local government area by two female tenants of their father in June last year. Their mother, Faith, left them in the care of the tenants, Mary and Rose, who disappeared with the children to an unknown destination. Christabel was first sold for N450,000 by the tenants and resold for N500,000 to one Ogechi Favour. She was later sold again for N850,000 to one Anioke Augustine in Enugu State. Relative of Christabel identified as Beauty said the family was happy to have her back. Beauty said Christabel could not recognise her parents aga...
Young Girl Sold For N850,000 Finally Found In Enugu
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Young Girl Sold For N850,000 Finally Found In Enugu

Men of the Edo State Police Command have recovered a child, Christabel Omokpia in Enugu State who was sold for N850,000 by an orphanage in Rivers State. Christabel was two years old when she and her sister, Amanda, were stolen away from Utesi village in Ovia North East local government area by two female tenants of their father in June last year Their mother, Faith, left them in the care of the tenants, Mary and Rose, who disappeared with the children to unknown destination. Christabel was first sold for N450,000 by the tenants and she was later sold for N500,000 to one Ogechi Favour who operates am orphanage in Rivers state. The little girl was later sold for N850,000 to one Anioke Augustine in Enugu State who adopted her without due process. Confirming the development on T...
Gov. Ugwuanyi Swears In Four Judges
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Gov. Ugwuanyi Swears In Four Judges

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday swore in three High Court Judges and a Customary Court of Appeal Judge following their recommendations by the National Judicial Council (NJC). The new High Court Judges who were sworn in at a colourful event held at the EXCO Chambers of the Government House, Enugu, include Justices Chinedu Vincent Ezeugwu, Chukwunweike Anukenyi Ogbuabor and Mathew Chukwujiofo Onyejife Eluke, while Justice Nnenna Celia Madu was also sworn in as a Judge of the Customary Court of Appeal. Hon. Justices Ezeugwu and Eluke until their elevation were private legal practitioners. Hon. Justice Ogbuabor was a senior lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, while Hon. Justice Madu until her appointment was the Secretary, Magistrate Association o...
ACP Yomi Shogunle Transferred To Nkalagu, Enugu State
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ACP Yomi Shogunle Transferred To Nkalagu, Enugu State

Yomi Shogunle, an Assistant Commissioner of Police and head of Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit has been transferred from Lagos to Nkalagu in Enugu State. The police officer who has always had face-offs with Nigerian celebrities, recently got Twitter users irritated after he claimed that prostitution is a sin under the two major religions practised in the federal capital territory (FCT). Shogunle made the comment following the reactions that trailed the detention and conviction of some women who were arrested for alleged prostitution at different locations within the FCT at the weekend. Ends SARS campaign advocate, Segalink confirmed that Yomi Shogunle has been transferred to Nkalagu after @TrollMagazineTV tweeted; BreakingNews: You can’t win a war against a United people. Th...
Nnamdi Kanu Indicted in the Killing of Prophet
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Nnamdi Kanu Indicted in the Killing of Prophet

Nwoko was as of late slaughtered by unknown gunmen in Ugbene 2, Nike region of Enugu State. BNYL pioneer, Princewill Richard said they, “carried out an investigation on the killing where it discovered that the killers are not outsiders but within the Biafra community.” BNYL reviewed that Prophet Nwoko, who unequivocally contradicted the IPOB pioneer, Nnamdi Kanu had prior raised the caution over death dangers to his life by the gathering. He asserted that the result of the examination, "demonstrates that the Enugu State IPOB Chief security was straightforwardly associated with the executing as he built it." In an announcement marked and sent to NNU, the group's head additionally said the gathering was as of now "frequenting the said Chief security and his groups. BNYL's pion...
Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers
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Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state. The administration also approved the sum of N252,456,917.67 (two hundred and fifty two million, four hundred and fifty six thousand, nine hundred and seventeen naira, sixty seven kobo) for the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) to pursue the re-accreditation of the institution’s courses whose prior accreditation had expired. Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council’s meeting, the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, disclosed that the basic requirement for the recruitment is National Certificate of Educati...
Nigeria’s Porn Industry Is Getting Ready To Overtake America’s
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Nigeria’s Porn Industry Is Getting Ready To Overtake America’s

Last 3 year , in an insightful analysis, social media strategist and data analyst, Subomi Plumptre, revealed something we all suspected but never spoke of: Nigeria has overtaken the USA in terms of searches for porn – a nation twice our size and with deeper internet penetration. Yep. Nigerians’ appetite for pornography is higher than that of the country we judge so harshly. A cursory internet search also reveals thatNigeria is the country with the 3rd largest viewership of gay porn in the world, and it gets more specific, Enugu state has the highest viewership of gay porn in Nigeria. Closely followed by Oyo, Ogun, Rivers, Lagos, Abia and Cross River. Pornography is an industry that has grown really fast (yeah we know why). From the US alone, the industry generates roughly $10-12 billi...
Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, Anambra Top Reformed States In 2018
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Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, Anambra Top Reformed States In 2018

Five states of the Federation on Wednesday night received awards for been top five reformed states in the year 2018. The states in descending order included Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, and Anambra. They received their awards from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Awards 2019 held at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja. Anambra State improved its score from 47 to 53.50 by making it easier to start a business and to register property in the State. – Abia State improved its score from 46 to 53.90 by making it easier to start a business and to register property in the State. – Lagos State improved its score from 48 to 54.90 by making it easier to start a business, register property and obtain construction perm...
Ekweremadu Commends Federal Government For Road Project in His Community
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Ekweremadu Commends Federal Government For Road Project in His Community

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has commended the Federal Government for awarding a contract for the construction of the Nenwe-Nomeh-Mburumbu-Nara road in Enugu State. Speaking when he inspected ongoing work on the road, Ekweremadu noted that the project would boost economic activities in some rural, agrarian communities in the state. According to him, farmers in rural communities experience difficulties in transporting farm produce to urban areas due to the absence of access roads. “It is well known that the beneficiary communities of this road project are food baskets that are especially good at rice production and palm produce. “They also are also very good at groundnuts, palm cassava, fruits, and so many others. They are capable of hosting value-adding companie...
Ugwuanyi Commends Military’s Security, Peace Advocacy In Enugu
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Ugwuanyi Commends Military’s Security, Peace Advocacy In Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Abukabar Sadiq Maikobi and all the officers and men of the Division for the support and cooperation they continue to offer the state, especially in the area of security and peace advocacy. Gov. Ugwuanyi also applauded the Military, through the Division, for its contributions towards the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general election in Enugu State. The governor made the commendations during the Division’s 2018 West African Social Activities (WASA), held at its Parade Ground, Abakpa Cantonment, Enugu. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who felicitated with the officers and men of 82 Division, on the age-long socio-...
Enugu Elections Exceptional, One Of The Best In Country, Says INEC
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Enugu Elections Exceptional, One Of The Best In Country, Says INEC

The national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended the peaceful and successful conduct of the just concluded general election in Enugu State, describing it as exceptional, one of the best in the country and a demonstration of “good electoral behavior”. The electoral umpire added that the exercise in Enugu State, unlike in some states, witnessed no case of “violence, snatching of ballot boxes or all sorts of electoral malpractices”. The INEC commendation was made by the National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Barr. Festus Okoye, during the presentation of Certificates of Return to Gov. Ugwuanyi and Governor-elect, his deputy and the Deputy Governor-elect, Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo and the elected members of the ...
Enugu Election Observers Call For Investigation Into Attack On Their Colleagues
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Enugu Election Observers Call For Investigation Into Attack On Their Colleagues

Members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)-accredited local and foreign Observers and Congress of Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria, who monitored the March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly Elections in Enugu State, have called on “the Federal Government, Securities Agencies, the International Community and Human Rights Organizations” to investigate and take action on “the brutal attack and assault on our colleagues (observers) in Umuida, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, Enugu State by supporters of a candidate”. It was recently reported by members of Global Policy Advocate and Leadership Initiative, accredited by INEC as observers, that they were brutally attacked and humiliated by “thugs” at the residence of Senator Ayogu Eze of the ...
Gov. Ugwuanyi Of Enugu State Returns, Clears All 17 LGAs
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Gov. Ugwuanyi Of Enugu State Returns, Clears All 17 LGAs

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has swept results in the entire 17 Local government Area of Enugu State. The results were announced at the State Collation Centre office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Enugu. They were collated by Prof. Joseph Ahanekwu, the Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, the State Collation Officer. He gave total number of registered voters as 1,944,803, while the accredited voters stood at 478,241. According to him, while the APC got 10,423, the PDP polled 449,935 The 17 local government collation officers said there no incident of violence or complaint from any of the political parties. Final pronouncement on the election is being awaited. The incumbent Governor ran on the platform of th...
Election observer shot dead in Enugu
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Election observer shot dead in Enugu

A yet-to-be identified election observer has reportedly been shot dead by a police officer in Umuida community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of Enugu state. The Cable reports that the observer was shot in the head by the police officer stationed close to the residence of Ayogu Eze, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.   The observer was first rushed to the St Mary hospital and then transferred to another hospital where he was said to have died.
Election Observer Shot Dead In Enugu
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Election Observer Shot Dead In Enugu

A policeman has shot dead an election observer in Umuida community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of Enugu state. The observer whose identity is yet to be ascertained was shot in the head by the police officer stationed close to the residence of Ayogu Eze, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Ebere Amarizu, spokesman of the Enugu police command, confirmed the incident to journalists. He attributed it to “accidental discharge”. The observer was first taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Enugu Ezike before he was transferred to another hospital in Enugu town. The man was said to have had a confrontation with the policeman at a polling unit metres away from Eze’s residence. Patrick Egwu, a journalist based in Enugu, told T...
I’ll Govern Enugu With Fear Of God – Ugwuanyi
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I’ll Govern Enugu With Fear Of God – Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has promised to govern the state with the fear of God if re-elected for the second term. Governor Ugwuanyi made the promise, yesterday at Ogige Market, Nsukka, during the 12th draw of the second phase of the Enugu State Government Traders Empowerment Scheme. Addressing the crowd of supporters, the governor said he was a poor child but God, in his mercy elevated him to be their governor. “As you have agreed to re-elect me, I promise you that I will govern the state with the fear of God.” While he thanked the people of Nsukka for voting for his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), during the Presidential and National Assembly elections, Ugwuanyi, however, enjoined them to show the same support on Saturday March 9, and vote for a...
Guber Election: APC Has No Candidate In Enugu – INEC
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Guber Election: APC Has No Candidate In Enugu – INEC

Barely four days to the governorship elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no governorship candidate in Enugu State. It could be re-called that a Federal High Court in Abuja, had sacked Senator Ayogu Eze as the governorship candidate of the party in Enugu State. In the judgment delivered by Hon. Justice I. Ekwo of the Federal High Court 5, the court asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to recognize Barr. George Ogara as the candidate. But several days after the judgement, it was gathered that the APC National Working Committee, NWC, was yet to obey the order of the court, which had asked that Ogara’s name be submitted to the INEC. Ogara had told DAILY POST that he served all the relevant parties the court judgement, and wondered why they were ...
Poll Observers Describe Enugu Elections As Peaceful, Transparent, Credible
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Poll Observers Describe Enugu Elections As Peaceful, Transparent, Credible

A coalition of accredited independent Observers for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections held in Enugu State, on Saturday, have expressed utmost satisfaction with conduct of the exercise in the state, describing it as “most peaceful, credible and free and fair”, devoid of “violence, irregularities, thuggery or snatching of ballot boxes”. Speaking to newsmen at the Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), during the collation of election results from the Local Government Areas, the Coordinator of Civil Society in Enugu State, Samuel Onoja, while reacting to alleged irregularities by some National Assembly candidates and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, stated that there is no iota of truth in the allegations. O...
Ugwuanyi Confident Of Peaceful Elections In Enugu State
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Ugwuanyi Confident Of Peaceful Elections In Enugu State

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed confidence that the state will continue to remain peaceful and secure especially during the upcoming elections, under the watch of the new Assistant Inspector General of Police, in charge of Zone 9, AIG Wilson Inalegwu. Gov. Ugwuanyi spoke when he received in audience the new AIG of Police and other senior officers of the zone at the Government House, Enugu, yesterday. While welcoming the delegation, the governor maintained that “Enugu State has been very peaceful and is indeed rated as one of the safest and most secure in the country today”. He commended the Police and other security agencies in the state for their exceptional efforts, cooperation and partnership they have continued to offer, which he said “are indeed res...
Ojukwu Was A Failed Hero – El-rufai’s Son, Bashir El-Rufai Says
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Ojukwu Was A Failed Hero – El-rufai’s Son, Bashir El-Rufai Says

Bashir, son of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, says the leader of the defunct Biafran Republic, Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, was a failed hero. Bashir said this in a Twitter post while reacting to a comment by one of his followers. The governor’s son had said Enugu State was the homeland of Ojukwu instead of Nnewi in Anambra State. However, when his error was brought to his notice, rather than apologising, Bashir said, “Knowing your failed hero’s homeland that plunged misguided idiots into a civil war and ran away is not my concern. You do your research and find out his hometown. “I could care less for the man. And he will forever remain a dent in our history.” When the follower reacted by saying Ojukwu would remain greater than Governor el-Rufai, who kneels down to ...
Ojukwu is a Failed Hero – Bashir El-Rufai
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Ojukwu is a Failed Hero – Bashir El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s son, Bashir El-Rufai has stated that Biafran Warlord Late Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu is a failed hero. El-Rufai took to Twitter to celebrate Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for respecting President Buhari despite their different political and ethnic class and in the process described the late Ojukwu as a coward. The tweet in which El-Rufai’s son referred to Enugu state as the Home of the Great Ojukwu, further got heated up and had Bashir claiming the late Warlord “plunged misguided idiots into a civil war and ran away”. He wrote; To add more pain to our various clannish ethnocentric hypocrites that feel their pockets getting lighter everyday. God bless Enugu State. The home of the Great Ojukwu. This picture is f...

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